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This study provides the first comprehensive empirical evidence on the economic impacts and distributional effects of the District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit program. This program is the only federal program that provides an income tax credit for targeted lower-income households to...
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Bogota is a city that faces many problems, among them severe deficiencies in its road infrastructure. Financing of road infrastructure has been possible in part through a land value capture mechanism called "valorization charges". The purpose of this thesis is to analyze this financial tool from...
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In this dissertation, we investigate the effects of different environmental-economic policy choices on the well-being of people in the affluent North and the relatively poor South blocks of countries. We also investigate how regional cooperation or noncooperation in choosing these policies...
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Integrated Solid Waste Management systems consist, in order of their occurrence, of source reduction, recycling, composting, combustion, and landfilling. Present theory and practice emphasize recycling as the stage with the greatest potential for dealing with the problem of rapidly growing solid...
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Significant reductions in greenhouse emissions from personal transportation will require a transition to an alternative …
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This research considers the likelihood of adoption of and the effectiveness of growth management policy. First, I consider the likelihood that states adopt growth management policies. To conduct this research, I employ the policy diffusion model and add to the economic competition component of...
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The proportion of a unit of government's budget devoted to labor costs determines whether cost reductions at the metropolitan level are achieved through fragmentation or consolidation. Consolidating capital intense functions at higher levels of government is the optimal cost-reducing strategy....
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When asked what is on the minds of voters during the previous two national election cycles, many citizens responded unfavorably to air pollution, traffic congestion, and inadequate access to public facilities, parks and recreation. They specifically blame the lack of open space as the basis of...
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Activity-based approaches have taken hold in transportation research over the last several decades. The foundation of …
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